Altitude Fitness Barbell Club

Altitude Fitness Barbell Club (AFBBC) is located at Altitude Fitness in Laramie, Wyoming and is an officially sanctioned weightlifting club through USAW.  Our mission is to grow the sport of weightlifting in Wyoming, and provide a safe training environment for both recreational and competitive weightlifters.  We are an actively competing barbell club, and we offer coaching and officiating at local, regional, and national level events.  The club is managed by AF coaches Michael Joe O’Leary and Marten Baur.  

AF Barbell Club Membership Details

Club Director : Michael Joe O’Leary

Coaches : Michael Joe O’Leary, Marten Baur

Cost Details:

  • $45/month : Auto-renews on the 1st of every month, you must give the club director 2 weeks notice if you wish to cancel
  • Barbell club contributions are primarily used to purchase equipment specific for Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting
  • Barbell club membership can only be purchased during the first week of every month, if you wish to join mid-month, make arrangements with the club director

Benefits :

  • Register as an official lifter of the AF barbell club through current USAW membership
  • Unlimited access to Olympic Weightlifting classes (currently Tue/Thurs @500pm & unsupervised weekend team training)
  • Experience the benefits of lifting with a team (positive community, feedback from team members, support from team members)
  • Access to online AF barbell club programming (3-6 workouts per week (6-12 training hours/ week)
  • Competition coaching at regional Powerlifting and Olympic Weightlifting competitions
  • Access to the athlete sponsorship program
  • Discounted pricing on a custom made Altitude Fitness Weightlifting Singlet (coming soon!)

Upcoming Meets

Lord of the Lifts : Crossfit Watchtower, Denver : February 16-17

USAW University Nationals : Westgate Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas : March 7-10

Wyoming State Weightlifting Championships : Pinedale : TBD

USAW American Open Series 2 : Albuquerque, New Mexico : July 24-28

USAPL Drug Tested Nationals : Lombard, Illinois : October 16-20 

Meets Attended

IPL Worlds : Las Veags : November 2018

Colorado Classic : Denver : November 2018

Lord of the Lifts : Denver : February 2018

Mountain West Regionals : Etna, WY : October 2017

Wyoming State Championship : Cheyenne : April 2017

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